Perfect for pasta bakes, pasta salads, or to soak up a creamy pasta sauce - find a plentiful supply of penne pasta recipes to try.
Aubergine, fresh prawns and crushed garlic are cooked in olive oil and tossed with penne pasta and fresh herbs to create this classic Italian dish.
A savoury combination of chicken breasts, mushrooms, olives and artichokes, tossed with penne pasta and homemade white sauce. If you're in a pinch, use shop bought white sauce to save time.
A rich and delicious pasta dish that's a must for all seafood lovers. Penne, prawns, scallops, artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes and olives are tossed in a Parmesan cream sauce.
This is a great vegetarian pasta dish with healthy vegetables and a creamy sauce with white wine and garlic.
Mini meatballs are cooked gently in a rich tomato sauce, then combined with penne and cheese and baked till warm and bubbly. Kids will especially love this dish, but it's an all-round family pleaser for sure. Perfect to prepare up to 24 hours in advance, then bake when ready. Cut leftovers in portions and freeze for the week!
Once you make this wonderful pasta, it will soon become a firm favourite. Penne and prawns are tossed in a wine glaze and served with Parmesan.
I recently discovered that cream cheese makes a delicious creamy sauce for pasta when mixed with chicken stock. Add chunks of chicken, spinach leaves, tomatoes and whatever pasta you like and you'll have dinner ready in under half an hour!
This scrumptious pasta dish combines all the traditional flavours of the Mediterranean cuisine: aubergine, olive oil, fresh tomatoes, oregano and black olives.
The colours of the Italian flag or 'tricolore' are all represented in this quick and easy pasta dish. It might sound simple but do what the Italians do...use the ripest cherry tomatoes, the freshest basil and mozzarella, as well as the best extra virgin olive oil you can find! It will make all the difference to the taste of the final dish.
Known in Italy as 'Penne alla boscaiola', this is a traditional dish made of porcini mushrooms, pancetta and olives in a tomato or cream sauce. Make sure to pick a ridged pasta, such as penne or rigatoni, so it will trap the sauce better.